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What Exactly IS The "Snake-Diet?" (And 7 Ways It's Harmful)

The “Snake-Diet” is just another fad diet that claims to cure you of your fat — but it’s also different, it’s dangerous. I'm going to tell you why. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   08.17.18   |   SHARE
I remember what it was like to be thin.

I'm Happy In My Fat Body, But I Miss Being Thin

You do not have to hate your body — but you don’t have to love it either. While I'm happy with my fat body, I miss being thin. Read...
Joni Edelman    |   08.5.18   |   SHARE
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Fat camp would be a piece of cake — that I wouldn’t be allowed to eat.

I'm A Fat Camp Survivor ​

I’m a survivor — of fat camp. How terrible could a weight-loss camp be? Well, it was bad enough that I’m still dealing with its after-effects decades Read...
Christine Schoenwald    |   07.16.18   |   SHARE
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Take the Cake: How To Kill The Dream Of Being Thin

It took me a long time to bury the dream of being thin. For some people it doesn’t take much to let go, and for others it’s a slow series of Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   05.17.18   |   SHARE
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Take The Cake: (Re)Discovering My Love Of Food After Dieting

Hi, my name is Virgie and I’m a fat girl who loves food. During my years of restricting I thought about food more than I thought about most things. Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   04.5.18   |   SHARE
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Take The Cake: Weight Gain Is Normal When You Become BoPo

Weight gain is — in my anecdotal experience — quite common once you stop attempting to control your weight. My story is not everyone’s story. Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   03.22.18   |   SHARE
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 I mean, it can’t be real, right? Weight Watchers offering free memberships to teens - come on! Wrong. It’s real.

Weight Watchers Offering Free Memberships To Teens (AKA Future Of Yo-Yo Dieting)

I actually thought this was a joke. I mean, it can’t be real, right? Weight Watchers offering free memberships to teens - come on! Wrong. It’s real. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   02.7.18   |   SHARE
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GIRL, PUT YOUR SPINACH IN THE FRIDGE AND THROW OUT THOSE SUSPICIOUSLY OPAQUE BEVERAGES.

You Do You: Making Resolutions How You Want, When You Want, If You Want

January has come and gone. Let’s dissect the general narrative we spin about the resolutions we’re supposed to be making and the shame we are Read...
Jenni Berrett   |   02.7.18   |   SHARE
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